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Welcome To Tall al-Safi - تل الصافي (תל א-צאפי)

District of Hebron
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Tall al-Safi Village - Palestine: : Tel-Alsafi
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 9, 1948
Distance from district 35 (km) Northwest of Hebron
Elevation from the sea 175 (meters)
Map location See location #3 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation An-Far
Attacking Units The First Battalion of the Giva'ti Brigade
Defenders Egyptian Muslim Brotherhoods, local Palestinian militias and some Arab Liberation Army volunteers.
Refugees' migration route Refugess headed to the Hebron hills.
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction The village was completely obliterated and defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Tall al-Safi inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 27,794
Jewish 1,120
Public 11
Total 28,925
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 696 0
Area planted w/ olives 521 0
Planted W/ Cereal 19,716 1,115
Built up 68 0
Cultivable 20,412 1,115
Non-Cultivable 7,325 5
Year Population
1596 484
1922 644
1931 925
1945 1,290
1948 1,496
Est. Refugees 1998 9,190
Number of houses In (1931): 208 (includes three adjacent khirbas)
Town's name through history The Philistine referred to Tall al-Safi by the city of Gath.
Shrines/maqams The villagers maintained a shrine for a local sage known by al-Shaykh Muhammad.
Nearby wadies & rivers Tall al-Safi is situated on the southern banks of Wadi 'Ajjur.
Archeological sites Tall al-Safi contains a Crusades castle and it also contains walls, burial places, a cave, and carved stones.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
No Israeli settlements on village lands.
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"There are remnants of a well and the crumbling stone walls of a pool. A few tents belonging to a group of Bedouin are occasionally pitched nearby."

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